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Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle. Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle. Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning Tongue Syndr: BMS is a chronic orofacial pain disorder that is defined by the International Association Study of Pain as "a burning pain in the tongue or other mucous membranes." Despite continuing research, there is no consensus on cause, pathogenesis, or even the definition of BMS.
see Orofacial Pain specialist for pain management. They are the experts in BMS. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Fissured tongue: This is usually a variation of normal and requires no treatment other than extra care to keep it clean with a tongue scraper or a tooth brush used on a daily basis. If you have any other problems or questions, you should see an oral surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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White tongue lesions and fissures with uneven tongue borders?

White tongue lesions and fissures with uneven tongue borders?

You may be clenching: Many times uneven white borders of the tongue are caused by clenching or grinding your teeth.
Some of the other causes are diet, thrush, or other systeminc diseases. So get this checked by your dentist. ...Read more

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My tongue has a white film on it and has big fissures. It also has painful canker sores on it. This has been going on for over a month.

My tongue has a white film on it and has big fissures. It also has painful canker sores on it. This has been going on for over a month.

See your PCP or DDS: Most mouth ulcers, canker sores, will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Hx of anal fissures with constipation it flares up. But I've had two episodes of pain burning more intense at skin and low vaginal. Tested - forherpes?

Hx of anal fissures with constipation it flares up. But I've had two episodes of pain burning more intense at skin and low vaginal. Tested - forherpes?

Not herpes: Herpes outbreaks of the anal area can mimic anal fissures. But the vast majority of anal fissures have nothing to do with herpes. If "Tested -" means you had a negative blood test for HSV, then you can be 100% certain your fissures have nothing to do with herpes. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation while passing stools. Don't have hemorrhoid's/fissures/ constipation. Reason.?

How to treat burning sensation while passing stools. Don't have hemorrhoid's/fissures/ constipation. Reason.?

Hemorrhoids fissures: Hemorrhoids are venous structures. Fissures are tear with scarring in the delicate tissue. Constipation, is local trauma to anal canal as large, hard stool passes. Straining, coughing, lifting lead to increased venous pressures and rectal trauma. Fissures once started can progress. Care and treatment is the same, decrease anal trauma, get evaluated by local doc or surgeon. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with anal fissure. Burning pain during and after bowel movement. Can fissures cause some inflammation?

Yes, commonly: There is an underlying low grade infection. Usually hygiene is all that is needed, because infection is controlled as soon as the fissure heals. Consult with colo-rectal surgeon if pain persists. ...Read more

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Rectum burns when I have bowel movements. Feel like I am gonna have diarrhea. Have internal/ external hemorrhoids and fissures. Colonoscopy n endoscopy clean. What to do about burning and diarrhea?

Rectum burns when I have bowel movements. Feel like I am gonna have diarrhea. Have internal/ external hemorrhoids and fissures. Colonoscopy n endoscopy clean. What to do about burning and diarrhea?

Ring of fire: Use OTC hemorrhoid preparations to begin on a routine basis and then see your health provider if that is not effective or you have tried that already. ...Read more

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Is there any proven healing method for fissured tongue?

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No: Fissured tongue is considered a benign condition but it does bother people esthetically. A definitive etiology is unknown. As a dentist, we try to educate patients with this condition on how to clean the tongue with scrapers and mouthwash. You can use a spoon in the meantime to scrape and cleanse the tongue. ...Read more

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What are some remedies/cures for burning tongue syndrome?

Biotene: Try a mouthwash called biotene. It is intended to help with dry mouth. If not better, see your physician. ...Read more

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In fissured tongue do the cracks stay there or move around?

They don't move: Fissured tongue (also known as 'scrotal tongue, ' 'lingua plicata, ' 'plicated tongue, ' and 'furrowed tongue' is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsettling, the condition is usually painless. Some individuals may complain of an associated burning sensation however it is benign. ...Read more

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Does geographic tongue usually turn into a fissured tongue?

No: While both situations involve the tongue, they do not appear to be related. Fissured tongue is an anatomic variant. Geographic tongue involves desquamation or surface sloughing of the top layer of the tongue. ...Read more

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Crohn's disease - is it common for someone to have a fissured tongue?

Uncommon: Oral manifestations of Crohn's disease are less common than intestinal manifestations. However anywhere in the lips, mouth, tongue, or back of the throat can be affected. If you truly have oral manifestations of Crohn's I would make certain you are on strong enough medication for your disease. Some of the oral manifestations can cause serious infections or even disfigurement. ...Read more

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How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for. ...Read more

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For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

She may be suffering: From a condition known as burning mouth syndrome. There are no understood causes. Post menopausal women seem to be more affected. Treatments are guesswork. Have your pcp check for anemia, vit b defiency, etc w blood test. Read more at: http://www. Aaomp. Org/public/docs/burning-mouth. Pdf. ...Read more

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When go to toilet for a poo every three days which now I have to push hard at first get a lot burning after which I think open fissure again?

When go to toilet for a poo every three days which now I have to push hard at first get a lot burning after which I think open fissure again?

Constipation: Constipation is the most likely cause, especially if this is a new problem for you. If over-the-counter constipation treatment doesn't resolve the symptoms, then see your medical provider. Hope that helps. Thanks. ...Read more

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I have had Crohn's disease for a few years but have recently developed a fissured tongue. It is really painful. Is this because of the crohn's?

Maybe: Crohn's disease can involve the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. In the mouth, it can cause ulcers, fissures, plaques, erythema and other lesions. In addition, malnutrition or deficiency of micronutrients (minerals, vitamins, etc) can cause lesions in the mouth (fissures, inflammation, etc). Both these conditions should be evaluated by your MD. ...Read more

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Tongue gets pain like burning?

Tongue gets pain like burning?

Pain: Please, check the tongue. If you have ulcers or some vesicles on tongue use Mylanta or Maalox for gargle the mouth 4-5? times a day. If nothing on the tongue use camomile tea for gargle. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for a fissured tongue?

Fissured tongue: Most patients with fissured tongue have no significant symptoms and the fissures are mostly cosmetic. There are a couple of syndromes where fissures are common, such as Down's syndrome and Melkerson-Rosenthall syndrome. If this is the case, the best form of treatment is usually to regularly brush the tongue to removed debris and avoid irritation. If you are having symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be any famous people with fissured tongues?

Probably: There are many famous people that have a large variety of physical abnormalities. However they have decided to not let any of those abnormalities keep them from their goal in life. ...Read more

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What's fissured tongue?

Fissured Tongue: A fissured tongue is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves or fissures in the dorsum (top) part of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsightly, this condition is almost always painless and benign. ...Read more

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Is a fissured tongue a turn-off?

Who's going to see?: I don't think it would be noticeable, unless you're trying to pick up your doctor or dentist. Who knows, the texture might be a turn on! ...Read more

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Could you pierce a fissured tongue?

Yes: Yes, a fissured tongue is a deeply grooved tongue, but not usually painful or pathological.
Piercing should be no problem. ...Read more

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Does a fissured tongue get worse over the years?

Does a fissured tongue get worse over the years?

Not necessarily: Fissures in the tongue are quite normal. Just make sure that you clean your tongue regularly. ...Read more

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What are the effective remedies for fissured tongue?

What are the effective remedies for fissured tongue?

None: A fissured tongue is a variation of normal and is neither of concern nor requires treatment (of which there is none anyway). ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more